"Treating Zika Infection: Repurposed Drugs Show Promise"

"...they’ve shown that some existing drugs might be repurposed to fight Zika infection and prevent the virus from harming the developing brain While additional research is needed, the new findings suggest it may be possible to speed development and approval of new treatments for Zika infection."  

writes Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the NIH in the article titled "Treating Zika Infection: Repurposed Drugs Show Promise"